Docks for iPhones and Apple Watches are a dime a dozen, but if you want to make your own, YouTuber I Like to Make Stuff made one out of a small block of wood.
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Finding the perfect mount for your smartphone in your car can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. There are tons of options. Some are cheap but way too basic while others are loaded with a bunch of features you'll never need. Then there are the models that are just right. This week we're looking at five of the best, with a price to suit every budget.
Windows: ObjectDock, one of our favourite application docks, has unveiled a beta release that boasts Windows 8 support, among other new features. The latest version also cuts the price to $US5 if you want to try it.
If you work in a cubicle chances are you already have push pins stuck in the fabric walls. Reddit user KayJustKay demonstrates how you can use a handful of push pins to provide an impromptu dock for your phone.
The endlessly versatile binder clip is one of our favourite tools for MacGyver-like inventions. Reader David writes in one of his favourite creations: a 5-second smartphone dock.
Mac only: If you wish you had Windows' Aero Peek-like window previews in OS X's Dock, free app HyperDock brings them to OS X, along with other window management features.
Linux: Application launcher GNOME Do has a "theme" called Docky that we rated as an intelligent Linux interface. Now Docky is available as its own application, bringing many of its best features over and setting the stage for many more.